Follow the Money: The Influence Tracker
Wired Magazine teamed up with MAPLight, a nonpartisan research organization, to make the Influence Tracker. Using publicly available information about campaign contributions, you can see who the top contributors are for all 535 Congressmen and four non-voting delegates. Data is updated every 24 hours.
Your browser does not support iframes.
The very top contributors’ logos are displayed on “a NASCAR-style sponsor silhouette accompanying each lawmaker.” Perhaps NASCAR jumpsuits with logos splashed all over could make for a more transparent Hill?
Marketplace has been covering various election issues, including a look behind-the-scenes of an election. Our latest story was about the people behind the polls that voters anxiously watch in the lead up to Election Day.
There’s a lot happening in the world. Through it all, Marketplace is here for you.
You rely on Marketplace to break down the world’s events and tell you how it affects you in a fact-based, approachable way. We rely on your financial support to keep making that possible.
Your donation today powers the independent journalism that you rely on. For just $5/month, you can help sustain Marketplace so we can keep reporting on the things that matter to you.